This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Allegheny River Bridge - This is John A. Roebling's first bridge and great showpiece, one of the handsomest structures in America. It is completed in 1860, 11 years after his first aqueduct project in Pittsburgh. PA.
New York Bridge Company - This is a private business, chartered by the New York Assembly in 1867, which calls for spanning the East River by 1879, and operating it thereafter.
Niagara Falls Bridge - This is Roebling's masterpiece, and spans the great gorge precedes the Cincinnati and Allegheny bridges, but is saved for last on the Bridge Tour...
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